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Two Children In Critical Condition; ATV Wreck

Last updated on Wednesday, July 8, 2009

(GREENE COUNTY) - An ATV wreck this morning at around 8:13 AM has injured three 12-year-old Greene County children.

The three were riding on the same 4-wheeler when the driver, 12-year-old Alec M. Johnson lost control of the ATV, drove off of County Road 400 South and struck a utility pole throwing himself and the two passengers, 12-year-old Kenneth Helton and 12-year-old Caleb Steele from the ATV.

Johnson the driver was treated and released for minor injuries from Greene County Hospital.

Caleb Steele was later flown to Methodist Hospital for leg injuries, meanwhile Kenneth Helton was immediately flown from the Linton fire station to Methodist Hospital for back injuries.

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Photo Courtesy Of Greene County Daily World

The two passengers are listed in critical condition.

None of the boys were wearing helmets at the time; no word yet on if they were being supervised while riding.

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Three Injured In ATV Wreck
(GREENE COUNTY) - An ATV wreck this morning has put two people in the hospital. Preliminary reports indicated that the wreck happened at around 8:13 AM this morning.

Not much on the story is available at this time.

The three that were injured while riding the ATV's were taken to a Greene County Hospital two of them then flown by helicopter to an Indiana Hospital.

More information on the story will be announced as it becomes available.

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